Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 124 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +117
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £305 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.29% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +11.48% -4.69% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,591 1,840 1,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.81% 82.51% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 861 849
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £242 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.31 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 12 £303 -22.19% 5
Aylesbury - 2 £375 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) OO
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 11 (61.11%) C++
5 10 (55.56%) Java
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 10 (55.56%) BDD
6 9 (50.00%) Appium
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (44.44%) Selenium
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Banking
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) .NET
9 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
9 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
9 5 (27.78%) DevOps
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
10 4 (22.22%) QA
10 4 (22.22%) Android
11 3 (16.67%) Ruby
11 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Appium
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 3 (16.67%) Calabash
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Grunt
4 2 (11.11%) gulp
4 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.11%) PhantomJS
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) webpack
5 1 (5.56%) NSubstitute
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) GUI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Qt Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Chai
3 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.11%) LESS
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Qt
4 1 (5.56%) WinForms
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) OO
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
10 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) C++
4 10 (55.56%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Apple Swift
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft